Ravin de la Gaube (Oligocene of France)

Where: Puy-de-Dome, France (45.8° N, 3.2° E: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 0.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oligocene (28.4 - 23.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: crater lake; lithified limestone

• tuf calcaire à plantes silicifié d'origine hydrothermale

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, adpression

Collected by M.A. Rudel

• Repository: personal collection of M.A. Rudel

Primary reference: L. Piton and M. A. Rudel. 1936. Sur de nouveaux gisements d'insectes fossiles dans l'Oligocène de la Limagne. Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Lyon 5(5):78-81 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 155206: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.03.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae
Chrysomela rudeli n. sp. Piton 1936 leaf beetle
 Coleoptera - Curculionidae
Tanymecus gautieri n. sp. Piton 1936 snout beetle
Pachylobius yungi n. sp. Piton 1936 snout beetle